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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:38:34 GMT

Stop smoking campaign targets market shoppers - Leicester Mercury


Leicester Mercury

Stop smoking campaign targets market shoppers
Leicester Mercury
Shoppers at Leicester Market were given the chance to find out what help is at hand for smokers wanting to quit. Staff from the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust's stop smoking service spent Friday in Market Square offering free help and advice ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:07:56 GMT

Stoptober in Lincolnshire: Give up cigs with help from campaign backed by Al ... - Grimsby Telegraph


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Stoptober in Lincolnshire: Give up cigs with help from campaign backed by Al ...
Grimsby Telegraph
David Hardy, who oversees the local NHS stop smoking services, said: "Many smokers continue smoking not by choice but because they are addicted to the nicotine in tobacco products. This addiction does not make it impossible to quit smoking, it just ...
Stoptober: Birmingham people urged to quit smoking as part of national campaignBirmingham Mail
Stoptober: can 28-day health campaign help smokers quit?The Week UK
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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:04:46 GMT

Snapchat campaign launched to help youngsters quit smoking - WalesOnline


Snapchat campaign launched to help youngsters quit smoking
WalesOnline
Socal media app Snapchat is being used to help youngsters quit smoking in Merthyr Tydfil. The Filter ASH Wales' flagship youth stop smoking service is to launch its latest campaign on Thursday, using the popular image sharing app Snapchat to connect ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:10:26 GMT

A national campaign which aims to give smokers the support they need to give ... - Gloucester Citizen


Gloucester Citizen

A national campaign which aims to give smokers the support they need to give ...
Gloucester Citizen
Elaine Watson, Head of Health Improvement at Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust said: “We want to encourage every smoker in Gloucestershire to consider attempting to quit this October and join the thousands of people who are feeling the benefits ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:58:25 GMT

Local heroes pledge support for Stoptober as they bid to quit smoking in 28 ... - WalesOnline


WalesOnline

Local heroes pledge support for Stoptober as they bid to quit smoking in 28 ...
WalesOnline
Public Health Wales, the organisation which runs Stop Smoking Wales, last month launched the biggest stop smoking campaign Wales has ever seen, releasing research that shows only 7% of smokers in Wales know that one in two long term smokers will die ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:04:00 GMT

Record numbers quit smoking in Glasgow - Glasgow Evening Times


Record numbers quit smoking in Glasgow
Glasgow Evening Times
Our health campaigns Glas-goals and Clear the Air, played a key part in new figures showing amazing results. Almost 60,000 people living in the most deprived areas of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde have tried to stop - and nearly 20,000 said they had ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:24:36 GMT

MP backs stop smoking month - The Star


The Star

MP backs stop smoking month
The Star
Rosie said: “Stoptober is a great campaign with fantastic resources available to help those who want to kick the habit. “Experts say that by stopping smoking for just 28 days people are five times more likely to stop all together.” The average number ...

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:51:36 GMT

Are you taking part in the Stoptober campaign? - Stoke Sentinel


Are you taking part in the Stoptober campaign?
Stoke Sentinel
THROUGHOUT October, an NHS-backed campaign calling on smokers to quit hopes to improve the health of hundreds of thousands of people across the country and reduce the number of smokers in the UK. Launched by Public Health England, Stoptober ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:21:55 GMT

Smoking costs Midlands £1.3bn - and leads to one million sick days - expressandstar.com


Smoking costs Midlands £1.3bn - and leads to one million sick days
expressandstar.com
More than 250 companies and organisations, including major employers such as Asda, the British Army, and Unilever, are getting behind the annual Stoptober campaign, offering support to over one million employees across the country. Stoptober, the 28 ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:08:19 GMT

Smokers urged to stub it out in mass quit bid - Blackpool Gazette


Blackpool Gazette

Smokers urged to stub it out in mass quit bid
Blackpool Gazette
Research shows that people who stop smoking for 28 days are five times more likely to stay smoke-free. So far, more than 190,000 people have signed up to the campaign, which is run by Public Health England (PHE). Professor Kevin Fenton, national ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:07:24 -0700

NHS advice on how to ensure you stop smoking for good

AN NHS-backed campaign urging smokers to quit gets underway today. Stoptober aims to encourage people to stub out the habit to improve their health and help reduce the bill for those with smoking-related illnesses. Launched by Public Health England, Stoptober claims to have more than 190,000 signing up to stop smoking for 28 days this month, following on from a quarter of a million people who ... Read more

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:08:08 -0700

Are you taking part in the Stoptober campaign?

THROUGHOUT October, an NHS-backed campaign calling on smokers to quit hopes to improve the health of hundreds of thousands of people across the country and reduce the number of smokers in the UK. Launched by Public Health England, Stoptober claims to have more than 190,000 signing up to stop smoking for 28 days this month, following on from a quarter of a million people who registered online ... Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:33:08 -0700

Will you take part in Stoptober?

The national stop smoking campaign Stoptober starts today - but will you be taking part? Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:28:57 -0700

Stoptober encourages smokers to kick the habit for good

Surrey Stop Smoking Service also offering support through campaign for those who want to stay smoke-free Read more

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:42:34 -0700

The Sentinel commented Fewer people give up smoking in Stoke-on-Trent - after turning to...

ALMOST 1,000 fewer people have officially given up smoking in Stoke-on-Trent in the past 12 months – because of the popularity of e-cigarettes.Record numbers of people stopped smoking for at least four weeks in 2012/13 – backed by a Sentinel campaign.But new figures show 994 fewer people gave up smoking in 2013/14 to cut the total to 2,529.That is mostly being blamed on more people turning to e ... Read more

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:31:48 -0700

Gloucester mum who nipped her habit in the bud for Stoptober

A GLOUCESTER mum successfully quit smoking last "Stoptober" with the help of her free local Stop Smoking Service. Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:11:04 -0700

Stoptober: Birmingham people urged to quit smoking as part of national campaign

Figures show more than 4,500 people in Birmingham die from smoking-related disease every year - while habit costs West Midlands a whopping £1.3 billion annually Read more

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:35:49 -0700

Stoptober: North Devon District Hospital worker Karen takes us on her quitting smoking journey

Karen Thomson is quitting smoking. TO mark the NHS Smokefree Stoptober campaign, hospital worker Karen Thomson has agreed to write a column throughout the month to let us know how she gets on in her bid to quit smoking. Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:09:11 -0700

It's Stoptober: Be inspired by readers' tips to beat the addiction and share your own

On No Smoking Day former smokers revealed their top tips on quitting... which might help those tackling Stoptober. Read how life changed for them and try the calculator game at the end of the story to get a surprise Read more

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:40:49 -0700

STOPTOBER: East Lancs smokers encouraged to quit

EAST Lancashire smokers have been encouraged to sign up to this years ‘Stoptober’ and take up the 28-day quitting challenge. Read more

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